A $ billion-plus and counting

December 9, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

A billion is a big number. And that number plus some, in U.S. dollars, is massive as it relates to … Read More >

A message to current leaders:

October 21, 2019Megan Dobbs; Community Foundation of Abilene 2019 Leadership Summit Chair

To build a sturdy structure that can stand for generations, the integrity of the building materials is critical.  I’m no … Read More >

Beating the Odds

August 16, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

Have you ever heard of a guy named Lawrence Bossidy? I bet few have. Lawrence is an author who also … Read More >

Chamber Specializes in R&D

August 9, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

One thing I’ve learned over the years is that someone in our Chamber industry, somewhere, has already paid the tuition … Read More >

September 19 will be kind of a big deal

July 22, 2019Doug Peters, President and CEO of the Abilene Chamber of Commerce

I’ll save the obligatory “I can’t believe it’s been a year already” (you’re welcome) and get right to the point. … Read More >

It all comes down to THIS

April 12, 2019

Those of you who know me, likely know my background. What makes me tick. Where I come from. For those … Read More >